Ted Swem, a lifelong conservationist, served as member and president of the governing council at The Wilderness Society for over two decades.
Howard Zahniser was the legendary leader of The Wilderness Society who authored the original Wilderness Act.
Celia Hunter, former president of The Wilderness Society, was a leader in the wilderness movement, working to save over 100 million acres of Alaskan wilderness.
Ansel Adams, former council member of The Wilderness Society, was a visionary nature photographer and conservationist.
Harvey Broome, co-founder and former president of The Wilderness Society, is a revered conservationist who helped protect the Smoky Mountains.
The father of Earth Day, Gaylord Nelson is a former Wilderness Society board member and counselor. After he served as governor of Wisconsin, he was a U.S. senator for 18 years.
Now, a bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives threatens those memories. H.R. 4089 is a sneak attack on wilderness disguised as a pro-hunting bill.